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Undergraduate | LTU-ENG3002 | 2024

Reading The Gothic

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4 Mar 2024,
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Entry requirements
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12 weeks

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Reading The Gothic

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Identify and analyse the characteristics of early (Romantic), Victorian, Modern and Postmodern gothic texts.
    2. Recognise and understand the significance of scholarly articles to the field of gothic literature.
    3. Understand concepts that are central to the gothic (including sensibility; the uncanny; terror and horror; masculine and feminine gothic).
    4. Write a clearly structured; well-researched; and well-presented essay at a third year level

Entry requirements


Pre-requisites: Student must have completed 30 credit points of Level one subjects.
Past La Trobe University students who have previously completed ENG2GOT (The Gothic and Its Children) and ENG3GOT (Gothic Literature and Its Children) are ineligible to enrol in this subject.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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